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Are You A Caregiver For An Aging Parent or Loved One?

I was interviewed today as part of an exciting Eldercare Telesummit where 10 elder care professionals from around the country shared information to help caregivers.  My interview will air tomorrow, August 13th at 1:00pm EST. 

Here is a description of the full Telesummit.  Caregivers should check out the Telesummit because there is a great deal of useful information for anyone caring for an elderly family member.

Do one of these descriptions apply to you? Beyond Coping

1. The cost of care giving and other financial worries are keeping you awake at night.

2. The joy has gone out of your life.

3. You're confused about dementia and Alzheimer's Disease, Medicare, Medicaid, and Probate.

4. You have forgotten how to take care of yourself.

If so, you'll DEFINITELY want to register for the *no-charge* Beyond Coping: Mastering the art of Joyful Care Giving Telesummit, to hear TEN highly-acclaimed experts in the field of eldercare guide you through ways to make your care giving simpler and more enjoyable.

When you are care giving, you have little time to stumble through pages and pages of internet articles trying to find the information that you need immediately. Here, you can find a plethora of valuable tips and tools ALL IN ONE PLACE.

Click the link below to find out more and register at no charge:

Because of the software, there is limited availability of tele-seats, so quickly reserve your place.

Ten informative teachers have come together to provide you with education and advice and to share their collective wisdom and experience, with a focus on helping YOU to be more joyful in your care giving experience.

Again, attendance is FREE of charge. And you can listen from the comfort of your home or office and by using your telephone line or your computer.

You will Learn:

1. How Better Communication Equals Better Care

2. How to Protect Your Family from Legal Conflicts

3. The Possible Causes of a Poor Diet in an Elder

4. The Differences Between Depression and Dementia

5. How to plan for Home and Residential Needs of Seniors

6. Seven (7) Keys to Nurturing Yourself While Caring for Others

7. How to Journal Through Caregiving

8. How to Work With the Medicaid and Veteran's Systems

9. Five (5) Eldercare Pitfalls You Definitely Want to Avoid

10. How Alzheimer's and Dementia are Related

Get TEN chances to win a free copy of Shelley Webb's book The Care Giver's Companion Medical Organizer, which will be shipped (free, of course) to your door. One copy will be given away at each session.

Have a clear plan of what to do next and unlike many other care givers, have some peace of mind.



WHEN: Aug 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 2009 [for initial interview airings; all 10 will be available later as well]

EXPERTS: Tonia Boterf, Denise Brown, Barbara Freisner, Andrew Mayoras, Danielle Miller, Kathy Quan, Hueina Su, Shelley Webb, Brian Willie, and Jason Young

To learn more about this virtual event, its speakers and how to register, visit

Once you register, all the details about attending the calls will be emailed to you.


That's not a problem because all the calls will be recorded and each will be available for 24 hours after it is completed. You'll also be able to RE-listen in case there was something you wanted to hear again.

We also understand that you may want to listen several times or have the information available for family and friends to listen, so besides recording the calls, we are also going to turn them into MP3 audio recordings, CDs and transcripts. You'll be able to purchase them at a very affordable price at the time of registration.

But again, the sessions themsleves are all FREE to attend.

Won't you join us?

Here's the link to register:

Posted by:  Author and probate attorney Andrew W. Mayoras, co-author of Trial & Heirs:  Famous Fortune Fights! and co-founder and shareholder of The Center for Probate Litigation and The Center for Elder Law in metro-Detroit, Michigan, which concentrate in probate litigation, estate planning, and elder law.  You can email him at awmayoras @

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